• 01 August 2015
PASIG CITY, Aug. 1 -- The Department of Education (DepEd) expands its commitment to learners in ensuring that school and home environments are conducive to learning with the launch of the LightEd PH campaign which aims to provide solutions to schools and homes that have no power through conventional and alternative sources of energy. “Light makes vision possible. In the realm of education, let us be the light that will help our children realize their vision for themselves, their families, and our country. We call on everyone to be part of this LightEd PH campaign and to bring light to those who need it and to help in extending the hours of quality learning,” Education Secretary Br. Armin Luistro FSC said on Friday. “As of School Year 2013-2014, there are 5,954 schools in the Philippines that are either un-energized or are in remote and off-grid areas, where at least 1,101,051 students, whose access to technology, enhanced instructional methods, and more engaging learning activities, are limited. The health of these students is also at risk from using kerosene lamps that emit harmful fumes, which is the only means for them to study at night,” says DepEd Undersecretary f ...Read more

Citizens could help stop red tape at the frontlines -- CSC 

 CENTRAL  01 August 2015
QUEZON CITY, Aug. 1—Filipinos can take an active part in stopping red tape in government at the frontlines. University students and individuals from different organizations may volunteer for Bantay.ph, a non-government organization that aims to reduce corruption in the Philippines through educat ...Read more

Mar Roxas is LP’s standard-bearer for 2016 election

 CENTRAL  01 August 2015
MANILA, Aug. 1 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday endorsed Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II as the “one fully ready to continue the Straight Path” and the one who deserves to be the country’s next leader. During the Liberal Party’s “A Gathering of Friends”, held at the Cory ...Read more